GALEN & LORI FINK   |  CHAD & MEGAN LARSON  |  15523 Tuttle Creek Blvd  |  Randolph, Kansas 66554
785-293-5106 (phone and FAX)  |  finkbull1@twinvalley.net
Galen cell: 785-532-9936 | Lori cell: 785-532-8171  |  Megan cell: 785-410-5559

COMMERCIAL REPRESENTATIVES:
Gene Barrett  |  Grantville, KS  |  Cell: 785-224-8509
Barrett Broadie  |  Burns, KS  |  Cell: 620-635-6128
PAST SALES

2016 Fink Beef Genetics Annual Bull Sale Results
October 26, 2016

293 head of fall 2015 yearling Angus and Charolais bulls were sold into 14 states.

159 head of Angus fall 2015 born bulls averaged $5,191.

132 head of Charolais fall 2015 born bulls averaged $4,617.

High selling lots included: The Angus bulls ranged in price from $2,750 to $12,000 and the Charolais bulls ranged in price from $2,250 to $10,750.

Jim Birdwell and Matt Lowery served as auctioneers.




2015 Fink Angus and Charolais Bull Sale
October 28, 2015

317 head of fall 2014 yearling Angus and Charolais bulls were sold into 14 states and Kansas with the following results:








2014 Fink Angus and Charolais Bull Sale
October 29, 2014

336 head of fall 2013 yearling Angus and Charolais bulls were sold at the 24th Annual Fink Beef Genetics Bull Sale, Randolph, Kansas, on October 29, 2014, with the following results:

The Angus bulls ranged from $4,500 to $15,000( 1st 100 bulls averaged $8,450)
The Charolais bulls ranged from $5,000 to $13,000( 1st 100 bulls averaged $ 8,150)

Buyers were from 17 states. 98% of the offering sold to commercial cowmen. 95% of the offering sold to repeat buyers. Matt Lowery and Jim Birdwell were the auctioneers.







 


23rd Annual Fink Beef Genetics Bull Sale
October 30, 2013

316 head of fall 2012 born yearling Angus and Charolais bulls sold on a cool, wet rainy day at the 23rd Annual Fink Beef Genetics Bull Sale October 30, 2013, for an overall average of $ 4,692 with no extreme tops.

Bulls sold in everyone’s price range from $2,000- $13,000. Buyers were from 22 states and mostly commercial cowmen.

The offering was developed for all environments. Backfat scan on the bulls was 0.12 on the Angus and 0.085 on the Charolais, making them one of the leanest groups of bulls to sell in the U.S. every year. They sell with a three year guarantee on semen and feet, and must pass a complete BSE for fertility at 11-13 months of age to make the sale.

159 head of Charolais bulls averaged $4,511. The top bull, a son of Gridmaker, went to Honeyman Charolais, North Dakota, for $13,000. A full brother in blood went to Keith Wright, Oklahoma, for $11,000. Russ Lewis, Kansas, paid $7,500 for a No Doubt son. The first 100 Charolais bulls averaged $5,134.

157 head of Angus yearlings averaged $4,883. Top bulls included a Net Worth son to Randy Ardery, Kansas, for $12,000. Matt Lowery, Nebraska, purchased another Net Worth son for $9,750. A powerful Net Worth son went to Steve Waide, Texas, for $9,000. At $9,000, Anderjaska Ranches, Nebraska, also bought a Net Worth son. The first 100 Angus bulls averaged $5,715.

Matt Lowery, Nebraska, and Jim Birdwell, Oklahoma, served as auctioneers. Fink Beef Genetics appreciate all the buyers and bidders at the annual sale.





 


2012 Fink Beef Genetics Bull Sale Summary
October 31, 2012

295 head of 2011 fall yearling angus and Charolais bulls sold on a beautiful sunny day October 31, 2012, at the 22nd annual Fink Beef Genetics Bull Sale for an overall average of $4,578.00 with no extreme tops.

Bulls developed for all commercial environments scanned 0.12 on the Angus bulls and 0.08 on the Charolais bulls for backfat. Bulls sell with Fink’s 3-year guarantee on semen and feet. Bulls must pass a complete BSE exam before 13 months of age to sell in the annual Fink bull sale. This program stresses soundness and fertility along with balanced EPDs in both breeds. Proven sires, all AI sires, have been this program for 34 years.

Bulls sold nationwide in thirteen states, even with approximately one half of the Finks trade area under extreme drought conditions.

Quarter Circle Ranch, Greensburg, Kansas, selected Lot 8, a 8/30/11 son of SAV Net Worth 4200 for $15,000 as the top selling Angus bull. Lot 79, a 9/12/11 son of Final Answer, sold for $8,500 to Todd Schlueter, Nebraska. Todd also selected Lot 49, another son of Final Answer for $8,000.

In the Charolais bull division, two bulls topped the sale going for $7,750. Lot 193, a son of EC No Doubt 2022 belonging to Megan Fink sold to Hilliard Brothers, Florida. Lot 243, a 9/11/11 son of Bluegrass sold to Shan Hullman, Pratt. Lot 228 sold for $7,500 to Keith Wright, Oklahoma. He was a 8/5/11 son of Bluegrass.

Jim Birdwell, Oklahoma, and Matt Lowery, Nebraska, served as auctioneers.


Galen Fink visits about sale offering as the sun goes down the evening prior to the bull sale

Wade Fisher, Ideal Video Production, handles bids on DV Auction

Fink Bull Sale operated on Video.

Megan discusses sale offering on sale day.

2011 Fink Beef Genetics Bull Sale Summary
October 26, 2011


Cattlemen and women from Kansas and fifteen states attended and appraised the offering of Angus and Charolais bulls at the Fink Beef Genetics sale facility north of Randolph, Kansas, on October 26, 2011.

There were 145 head of 2010 fall yearling Angus bulls that averaged $4,174.The top selling Angus bull was Lot 111, Barretts 0966 of 4004 GN, a son of Garretts Nationwide 8001, going for $8,000 to Cline Cattle Company, Frankfort, Ks. Lot 9, Finks 0559 of 6523 NW, a fall 2010 son of New Worth, brought $7,500 from Eric Freeman, Indiana. Shan Hullman, Kansas, selected Lot 80, a fall 2010 son of Net Present Value, for $6,500.

In the Charolais division, 109 head of Charolais fall yearling bulls averaged $3,952. Lot 253, Fink 0153 of 2550 NS, topped the sale going for $19,500 to a group of four breeders consisting of Aschermann Charolais, Missouri; Greg Myers, Kentucky; Mike Roster, South Dakota; and Morris Orr, Alabama. Selling for $18,000 was lot 160, MF 035 of 6868 BG, to Dale Funk, Nebraska, and Sonderman Charolais, Iowa. Two bulls sold for $6000 each, Lot 252, a son of New Standard, went to Shan Hullman, Kansas, and the other, Lot 208, Fink 0104 of 523 2250, to Silver Spur Ranch, Wyoming.

Jim Birdwell, Oklahoma, served as auctioneer.